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Stanley LITTLE

Regimental number4132
Place of birthBuninyong, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLara Lake, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 5.75"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Harry White, Cranbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 21), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Note, Red Cross File No 1610703: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'

Statement, 3776 Lance Corporal C. GODGER, 60th Bn, 16 June 1917: 'His equipment passed through my hands in No Man's Land at the end of August 1916.'
SourcesNAA: B2455, LITTLE Stanley
Red Cross File No 1610703

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